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'''Edward Jesse''' (January 14, 1780 – March 28, 1868), England|English writer on natural history, was born at Hutton Cranswick, Yorkshire, where his father was vicar of the parish. He became clerk in a government office in 1798, and for a time was secretary to Lord Dartmouth, when president of the Board of Control. In 1812 he was appointed commissioner of hackney coaches, and later he became deputy surveyor-general of the royal parks and palaces. On the abolition of this office he retired on a pension, and he died at Brighton. The result of his interest in the habits and characteristics of animals was a series of pleasant and popular books on natural history, the principal of which are as follows: *''Gleanings in Natural History'' (1832–1835) *''An Angler's Rambles'' (1836) *''Anecdotes of Dogs'' (1846) *''Lectures on Natural History'' (1863) He also edited Izaak Walton's ''The Compleat Angler'', Gilbert White's...
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